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Re: comparing x86 and powerpc laptops

> hi!
> im currently thinking about buying a laptop. basically i
> wonder if its worth to get a powerpc laptop, since most
> x86 ones are alot cheaper. 
that's their only "adventaje"

> besides the nice design of the hardware, are there any 
> reasons? (i would only use debian on it, so things like
> mac os x dont really matter)
better performance.

> to which x86 could you compare the speed/performance of
> the 1ghz powerbook?
with no one. i have tibook3 (http://www.apple.com/powerbook/index15.html) 
and his performance can't compare with a p4 2ghz, the powerbook have more 
than 7000 bogomips and p4 just 3400.

The only disadventaje: you must recompile the kernel:


> ciao!
> florian

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